We offer access to specialist databases and online resources to help support your work or research. These premium databases cover accounting, tax, legal information, company information and business.
In addition to the databases offered by the ICAEW Library, members of staff in eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional’s comprehensive online library, comprising more than 60 titles from some of the country’s leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. To find out more, visit the Core Accounting and Tax Service page.
Databases available via the website
A vast selection of reference books including the latest encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and books of quotations, as well as a range of legal and business titles.
A wide variety of eBooks covering business, accountancy, tax, finance, career development, soft skills and other topics.
EBSCO Business Source Corporate
Access major monthly and weekly business titles from around the world, a huge number of professional trade magazines covering a wide range of business sectors and academic journals. It also offers many detailed market research reports, industry profiles, country economic reports and a selection of eBooks.
A portfolio of international academic and professional journals covering accounting, finance, financial regulation and money laundering. Three titles are available online, with the remainder available to visitors to the Library or through the enquiry team.
Databases available through the enquiry team
Although we are unable to provide direct access to these databases through the website due to licence restrictions, we can search databases on behalf of ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. Contact us by phone on +44 (0)20 7920 8620, by fax on +44 (0)20 7920 8621 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for help or more information.
Some of these databases are also available to visitors to the Library in the Business Centre at Chartered Accountants' Hall.
Online access to accounting, auditing and tax titles published by Bloomsbury.
In-depth profiles of over one million of the world's business leaders
A range of international company information databases providing individual company reports for public and private companies across the world.
Major tax and accountancy database including UK and international accounting standards, industry accounting and auditing guides, digests, model engagement letters and more.
Database providing company financials and credit rating reports on UK limited and non-limited companies, with a selection of reports for non-UK companies.
Detailed company information on over 2 million public and private companies in UK and Republic of Ireland.
IBFD Tax Research Platform
International tax platform featuring a range of tax journals, databases and an extensive collection of tax treaties.
International Corporate Procedures (now available through Lexis Library)
A collection of legal information and practical data to assist businesses and their professional advisers in forming, administering and finding out about the principal forms of business enterprise around the world.
Key legal, tax and regulatory sources, including cases and a selection of forms and precedents.
Accounting and auditing standards, regulatory guidance and relevant legislation, as well as PwC's technical guidance, tools and practice aids, for both UK GAAP and IFRS.
Suite of SWAT UK manuals including AML Complete, DPB Compliance Manual, General Practice Procedures Manual and Probate Manual.
Taylor & Francis
A collection of accountancy journals.
Summaries and full text indexing from a variety of tax-related sources and over 50 titles.
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